Diaspora Dialogues is pleased to announce it will co-present a few events at the 2017 Spur Toronto festival. We have also programmed a number of established and emerging poets and spoken word artists to open various panels . . .
Check out “The Orchard” by 2016 DD playwright Sarena Parmar. The workshop, a play adapted from Anton Chekhov’s “The Cherry Orchard”, is playing this Saturday, December 10th at 2:3opm.
Admission is free but a ticket is needed to get into the Young Centre during the Christmas Market without paying for entry . . .
Join Diaspora Dialogues from August 19 to 21 as we ascend into Camp Wavelength, the only Toronto music festival to offer overnight camping at the Toronto Islands! The 3 day festival will feature performances and activities by various artists including our very own literary fortune telling event! Stay tuned for more details!
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Sunday June 19, 2016, 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
North Pavilion sharing Circle at the Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave
Join Diaspora Dialogues for National Aboriginal Day at Evergreen Brick Works, for an afternoon of literature showcasing the works of Indigenous writers, poets and spoken word artists and their contributions to Canadian culture and heritage . . .
Diaspora Dialogues invites you to join us for a weekend of readings reimagining Canadian history. Our country’s defining attributes are its multiculturalism and inclusivity. Yet, we tend to tell Canadian history through the eyes of the white settler . . .
Omar Musa, a Malaysian-Australian author, rapper, and poet kicked off the entire festival. We were so thrilled he joined us all the way from Queanbeyan, Australia to regale us with his melodic spoken word readings—even weathering the unusually frigid April temperatures . . .
Diaspora Dialogues is pleased to announce it’s programmed a number of established and emerging spoken word artists and poets to open Spur Toronto’s panels.
Omar Musa will be reading his work at the opening session of Spur festival on Thursday, April 7 at 7 p.m . . .
Join The Real Sun and Lalo Moreno for a free one-hour workshop on the art of performance.
On Sunday, January 31, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., The Real Sun and Lalo Moreno will host a workshop on musical expression and performance . . .
On Sunday, January 31, 2016, Sheniz Janmohamed and Anna Yin will host a free one-hour workshop on the art of poetry.
From 3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Sheniz Janmohamed will host a workshop on nature writing . . .
Thank you to everyone who attended, participated in, or partnered with the 905 Road Show. This year’s Road Show brought us to Markham, Brampton, and Mississauga.
The series kicked off in Markham on November 7, at the Varley Art Gallery in partnership with Markham Public Library . . .